ABOUT LEN SHUSTEK

Len Shustek is chairman of the board of trustees of the Computer History Museum. In 1979, he co-founded Nestar Systems, an early developer of networks for personal computers. In 1986, he co-founded Network General, a manufacturer of network analysis tools including The Snifferâ„¢. The company became Network Associates after merging with McAfee Associates and PGP. He has taught computer science at Carnegie-Mellon and Stanford Universities, and was a founder of the "angel financing" firm VenCraft. He has served on various boards, including the Polytechnic Institute of New York University.

LEN SHUSTEK ARTICLES (13)

The APL Programming Language Source Code

The APL Programming Language Source Code

  October 10, 2012
Thousands of programming languages were invented in the first 50 years of the age of computing. Many of them were similar, and many followed a traditional, evolutionary path from their predecessors. But some revolutionary languages had...   Read More
Why a Computer History Museum?

Why a Computer History Museum?

  January 11, 2011
Humans have been creating tools since before recorded history. For many centuries, most tools served to amplify the power of the human body. We call the period of their greatest flowering the Industrial Revolution. ...   Read More
MacPaint and QuickDraw Source Code

MacPaint and QuickDraw Source Code

  July 18, 2010
The Apple Macintosh combined brilliant design in hardware and in software. The drawing program MacPaint, which was released with the computer in January of 1984, was an example of that brilliance both in what it did,...   Read More